By the end of the first quarter of Gilpin High School’s Homecoming Game against the Belleview Christian Bruins on Friday night, September 23, 2016, the Eagles were ahead 44-6. By the end of the game, Gilpin was up 64-12.
It was Belleview’s first game after rounding up enough players to make a team; some of them have never played football before. It is to their credit that they stuck in the game that was giving the Eagle’s younger players a chance on the field.
Jack Ball made good use of his time in the game scoring three touchdowns. Daniel Jewell showed the fans he could kick the ball. Freshman Mateo Maldonado was where he needed to be to come up with the tackles, and Manny Gomez also had a great defensive effort.
The team worked together and everybody had a chance to be part of the win.
Players of the Game vs. Belleview Christian: Manny Gomez was named the Overall Player of the Game; Braedyn Perez was the Offensive Player of the Game and Mateo Maldonado was the Defensive Player of the Game.
The next home game will be against Soroco, beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 1st.
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Austin Boulter, junior: 1 completion for 47 yards and 1 touchdown, 4 carries for 24 yards, 3 solo tackles, 1 two-point conversion
Eryk Lorenz, senior: 8 carries for 121 yards and 2 touchdowns, 4 solo tackles, 3 assists, 2 punt returns, 1 two-point conversion
Jack Ball, junior: 9 carries for 131 yards and 3 touchdowns
Mike Wenholz, freshman: 7 carries for 7 yards, 2 solo tackles and 4 assists
Matt Immordino, senior: 7 carries for 59 yards and 2 touchdowns, 1 assist, 1 fumble recovery, 2 kickoffs for 95 yards, 3 conversions
Braedyn Perez, senior: 5 carries for 42 yards and 1 touchdown, 1 reception for 47 yards and a touchdown, 1 solo tackle
Tristan Froio, junior: 1 solo tackle
Manny Gomez, junior: 4 solo tackle and 5 assists
Josh Trujillo, junior: 4 solo tackles and 9 assists
Jaime Alexander, sophomore: 3 solo tackles and 5 assists
- Dimauro, freshman: 2 solo tackles and 3 assists
Mateo Maldonado, freshman: 4 solo tackles and 2 assists
Dante Nadeau, senior: 2 solo tackles and 3 assists, 1 fumble recovery, 1 kickoff for 40 yards
Daniel Jewell, sophomore: 6 kickoffs for 145 yards, 2 punts for 82 yards